Components of Access Control Systems:
Controller – Brain of the system which holds all the logic circuitry and input output ports. Some controllers have readers also onboard. Controllers are generally equipped with network capabilities for remote access & management of data. Standalone Controllers have keypads as well as displays for user management and programming.
Readers –Various types of readers such as fingerprint, palm, vein, face recognition, proximity, RFID, HID or smart Card readers.
Locks – Wide variety of electrical & electromagnetic locks, latches, access barriers, turnstiles to restrict access at main gates, entry doors, etc.